previous topic · next topic
nyellah14

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 10 Apr 2013, 19:53
Im just starting Atkins but when I put in my menu for the first two days in my diet journal I noticed my carb intake is to high... What exactly should I be cutting back on? Because I thought I was actually doing a good job... Ugh I just want to lose weight😓😓😓😓😓
Nyellah14🙏🙏🙏🙏
gkcfm95

Joined: May 10
Posts: 451

      quote  
Posted: 10 Apr 2013, 20:59
I think maybe you logged your food wrong. I looked at your diary and you logged a few items that may not be accurate to what you really had. like the Caesar salad. that listing may include croutons. here's how I do my food diary.
if it's a single item like any fruit or veggie, look for the USDA listing instead of the Generic.
if it's something with several ingredients like a salad, log each item individually...lettuce, cheese, dressing, etc
if it's something I'm making a large batch of like a recipe, add that to your cookbook. this will help you figure the individual servings.
if the item you're eating comes with a nutrition facts label (produce doesn't), use that info over anything else.

~kelly
newnormal

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 36

      quote  
Posted: 11 Apr 2013, 08:14
Also in your settings there's an option to show net carbs. Otherwise it shows the total and it's misleading.
Mini Goal 2: 185 lbs by 1/1/16 - DONE
Mini Goal 3: 173 lbs by 2/25/16 (Dad visit)
Mini Goal 4: 165 lbs by 5/1/16
Mini Goal 5: 153 lbs by 6/15/16
Mini Goal 6: 145 lbs by 7/16/16 (my birthday)
Target Goal?: 135 lbs
Wyattj99

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 213

      quote  
Posted: 11 Apr 2013, 09:20
I was wondering that myself...I think I'm eating too many carbs but I'm losing weight.
1st Goal: 150 lbs
2nd Goal: 135 lbs
3rd Goal: 125 lbs


Jamie
Dianeg68

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 10

      quote  
Posted: 11 Apr 2013, 09:54
Thanks for that " net carb " setting ..I also had it on "carbs " and was not happy about it ! thanks
Diane
newnormal

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 36

      quote  
Posted: 11 Apr 2013, 13:20
Very welcome Diane Smile I know I had some frustration until I figured out the change!
Mini Goal 2: 185 lbs by 1/1/16 - DONE
Mini Goal 3: 173 lbs by 2/25/16 (Dad visit)
Mini Goal 4: 165 lbs by 5/1/16
Mini Goal 5: 153 lbs by 6/15/16
Mini Goal 6: 145 lbs by 7/16/16 (my birthday)
Target Goal?: 135 lbs
messamermom

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 105

      quote  
Posted: 11 Apr 2013, 19:55
Just checked out your food diary. Salmon cake or patty at 12.93 nc is very high, must have added sugar. Salmon by itself is no to low carb. Also vinaigrette at 8 nc is high. Sugar? Salad dressings need to come in at 2 net carbs or less per serving. Have you gone through the lessons at atkins.com? They are a great help in getting started.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

THE SKINNY ON FAT LOSS
Imabunny wrote: Any possibility of an ip ban or block feature? He talks with himself so much that it fills up my feed. Its hard not to fight a flood of BS on my FS page. :? your doing a pretty good ...
by Halo Kiwi on 24 Sep 16 10:03 PM
VITAMIN C PILLS CANT WORK
NeighborhoodWatch wrote: FS... Community Members: Please note that the user vitaminollie has been banned from this website. Every time he is banned, he creates a new user account and thus goes by many ...
by spacey48 on 24 Sep 16 06:29 PM
Industry funded studies
FS Community Members: Please note that the user vitaminollie has been banned from this website. Every time he is banned, he creates a new user account and thus goes by many names here. Eventually, his ...
by NeighborhoodWatch on 24 Sep 16 06:09 PM
Stubborn Fat
belly fat is the hardest to lose and the last cause it was the first you gained when you got fat in the first place....just that simple.
by fred4win on 24 Sep 16 06:43 AM
5:2 fasting diet
If you are still hungry after a banting meal, it means your healthy fat intake is not enough. Add some avo, cook your meat in butter or coconut oil, have a few grams of nuts, like macadamia, almonds, etc.
by Ieksie on 23 Sep 16 01:59 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Crazy Italian
New Snack tip. I spread cheese onto slices of cucumbers and eat my tuna with celery stalks!
23 May 16 for diet Atkins